Stop Asking Kids What They Want to Be When They Grow Up

“I’m all for encouraging youngsters to aim high and dream big. But take it from someone who studies work for a living: those aspirations should be bigger than work.”

It may seem like encouraging kids to talk about their dream job will fuel their ambition, but Adam Grant believes it may cause more harm than good.

He believes you should stop asking kids what they want to be when they grow up and suggests it’s better to have conversations with them about what kind of person they want to be.

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